Social Well-Being and Community Initiatives

Working with community members and organizations to enhance the quality of life for individuals, families and the community.

We work to support strong organizations, build community, conduct social research, and connect with government, private sector, and non-government organizations (NGOs). Learn more about the Social Planning department.

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Our response to social disorder & community safety

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Family and Community Support Services

FCSS is a partnership between local municipal governments and the provincial Human Services Ministry. The funding is used to support and develop locally driven preventive social services initiatives.

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Housing and Homelessness

We are involved in finding solutions to housing issues including homelessness in a variety of ways.

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The Poverty Cycle

Earning a low income in Red Deer may lead to experiencing the cycle of poverty.

News & Notices

Red Deer RCMP arrest man after ...

February 16, 2019

A man is facing charges after Red Deer RCMP responded to a call for a stolen vehicle from a local dealership earlier today.

Welcome Message from the Mayor

February 15, 2019

On behalf of Red Deer City Council, The City of Red Deer and the citizens we serve, we are honoured to welcome our fellow Canadians to Red Deer for the 2019 Canada Winter Games...

Two candidates vie for a position on...

February 12, 2019

Returning Officer, Frieda McDougall, confirms two candidates are running in the By-Election for a seat on the Red Deer Catholic Regional Division #39 Board.